The Draft Beer Experience begins at first glance
Presentation is part of the art of a great draft beer! Whether you are serving premium imports at a mid-town bar or your favorite lager at home, use draft beer towers and be proud of how you pour. Create a mood and compliment the room’s décor by choosing the right beer tower. Draft beer towers are available in a variety of body styles, number of beer faucets, and cooling configurations.
Before choosing the right draft beer tower, it is important to determine how the beer is being cooled. Draft beer towers can be simply divided into two categories: Air-cooled and glycol-cooled.
In this system, cold air maintains the desired beer line temperature from the keg to the draft beer tower’s faucet. Air-cooled draft beer towers are commonly found on kegerators, home, and commercial bars or applications where the tower is close to a static or forced cold air source.
In this system, glycol maintains the perfect beer temperature by using independent coolant lines to circulate refrigerated glycol in lines parallel to the beer lines. Glycol draft beer towers are used when air-cooled systems are incapable of maintaining beer temperature.
Draft beer towers are fabricated in a variety of materials:
Chrome Plated Brass Beer Towers
Most common construction with brass body chrome plated. Requires maintenance for cleaning and polishing. Finish not as durable as polished stainless steel and will tarnish over time.
Polished Stainless Steel Beer Towers
A solid stainless steel body is polished to a mirror-like quality of chrome. This is highly durable and resistant to corrosion and tarnish. Easy to maintain, no polishing required.
Polished Brass Beer Towers
Constructed of solid brass and polished to a mirror-like finish. The beauty of the brass finish must be maintained on a regular basis to keep from tarnishing.
PVD Brass Beer Towers
This technology takes a polished stainless steel body and electronically attaches a brass-like finish. The benefit is a long-lasting non-tarnishing, scratch-resistant finish. Towers constructed with stainless steel and PVD will retain their good looks for years to come.
ABS Plastic Beer Towers
ABS plastic beer Tower is economic in price with both durability and superior insulation qualities. Available in either gloss-finished black or chrome plated. Resists tarnishing and pitting.
Air-Cooled Beer Tower
All air-cooled beer towers come with an internal foam insulation wrapper to keep the air space inside the tower cold. All have quick-acting handles for smooth consistent performance and easy operation. Draft beer Towers include a 3/16" vinyl beer hose or stainless steel down tube. Towers can be mounted on any countertop surface and include mounting hardware.
Glycol Beer Tower
All glycol-cooled beer towers come with tubing for recirculation coolant (glycol) to maintain the cool temperature of the beer lines. The beer lines are usually 1/4" I.D. stainless steel. All have quick-acting handles for smooth consistent performance and easy operation.
Are you looking for a draft beer tower with a slightly different twist? Or do you need a few simple changes to fit your specific application? We can help. Micro Matic has the capability to manufacture custom draft beer towers and drip trays to meet all your dispensing requirements. Just give us a call at (866) 327-4159 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also invite you to visit our Dispense Forum where troubleshooting topics and replies are posted. Our goal is your draft beer enjoyment!